On June 20, 1969, a Beechcraft Model 99 operated by Cascade Airways, bound for Spokane International Airport, pitched up steeply after takeoff, lost control, and crashed. The probable causes were the pitch trim was found in the full nose up position and the captain’s seat was unlocked and fully aft. Both occupants died
The plane crash more recently that most people remember is the plane crash of 1989
If you want to read more about the 1989 Pasco Airport crash of flight 2415, you can click here for more details.
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